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Minnesota State Fair

November 30, 2016
Tuba player Ralph Hepola head up the group Route 3. He will be joined by guitarist Chris Olson and Fred Richardson on clarinet and vocals in a performance on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Evansville Art Center. (Contributed)
Route 3 to jazz it up at Evansville Art Center
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
October 5, 2016
Paige Gabrielson poses with her 4-year-old gelding, Scottie, with whom she competed in Training Levels 5 and 6 at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show. She took home top honors in both divisions. (Contributed)
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria, who was named a Douglas County Outstanding Senior Citizen, was recently recognized as a runner-up at the state Outstanding Senior Citizen program at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
The AFD Explorers (back row, left to right) Gavin Hvezda, Quintin Kluver, Erick DeLong and Meghan Moore, (front) Sam Kuennen, Micah Christenson, Mason Sukke and Kelby Olson-Rodel (not pictured) placed third in the Fire Explorer Challenge at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Contributed photo)
Extinguishing the competition
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Fairchild salutes passersby at the Snelling Avenue gate. The Minnesota State Fair mascot Fairchild turned 50 this year. Pioneer Press: John Autey)
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery is the first in the Midwest to be able to bottle wine in single-serving plastic miniatures. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
This photo was taken during last year’s Douglas County Fair when Arial Way of Garfield, a member of the Chippewans 4-H club, earned grand champion honors for senior showmanship in poultry. No showings will take place this year because of concerns over avian flu. (Contributed file photo)
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
Briana Craig, champion, registered shorthorn steer.
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm